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September 22, 2018

St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Set August 9


OSWEGO – The 17th edition of the St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament promises to be another fun-filled day of golf and socializing as the event tees off on August 9 at Battle Island Golf Course, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The four-person captain and crew tournament attracts both serious and novice golf teams alike – with prizes awarded in both categories.

From left are: St. Francis Commons resident Jane Sidman and Activities Director Peggy LiVoti, as they prepare to tour the golf course in preparation for the annual St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament taking place at Battle Island Golf Course on August 9.

From left are: St. Francis Commons resident Jane Sidman and Activities Director Peggy LiVoti, as they prepare to tour the golf course in preparation for the annual St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament taking place at Battle Island Golf Course on August 9.

The tournament entry fee is $80 per person.

The field will be limited to the first twenty-five teams to register. The entry fee includes greens fees, cart, and on-course games, with lunch and awards immediately following at the Battle Island Club House Café.

“Since its inception, our charity golf event has raised well more than a hundred thousand dollars, enabling our not-for-profit affiliates to provide unique opportunities for those in our care at all four of our locations here in Oswego County,” said Greg Osetek, director of community relations at St. Luke and one of the tournament’s organizers.

Proceeds from the annual charity golf tournament provide financial resources in support of the “Don’t Stop Wishing” program. The organization-wide initiative at all four affiliates helps enhance the quality of life enjoyed by residents and maintains connections with the community by sponsoring trips, activities and events throughout the year.

Sponsors of the tournament include The Bonadio Group; Environmental Services Specialist Corp; Fulton Savings Bank; Harbor Pharmacy; The Hayner-Hoyt Corporation; IV4, Inc.; Menter, Rudin and Trivelpiece P.C; Rehab Resources; Schopfer Architects LLP; Sodexo and Usherwood Office Technology.

A $20,000 Hole-In One Contest sponsored by The House Works, and putting contest courtesy of Harbor Pharmacy are some of the popular on-course games taking place at the event. An optional “skins” game is also a part of the competition.

The charity golf tournament honors the late Francis Boyce, first Administrator of St. Luke Health Services and past president of the board of directors. An avid golfer, Boyce helped shape the St. Luke organization during his thirty-five year tenure with the not-for-profit healthcare provider.

For more information about the event, to register to golf or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact St. Luke Health Services at 342-3166, or visit the St. Luke website page at www.stlukehs.com, look under the “Giving” tab.

The St. Luke – John Foster Burden Fund is the fundraising and development corporation established to receive and manage all gifts given for the benefit of those receiving services from our St. Luke Family of Caring; St. Luke Health Services, Bishop’s Commons, Michaud Residential Health Services and St. Francis Commons Assisted Living Residence.

The St. Luke – John Foster Burden Fund is approved by the IRS as a 501-c (3) organization, making gifts tax deductible to the limits allowed by law (EIN: 22-2460821).

The JFB Fund provides a wonderful opportunity for individuals, foundations, businesses, corporations and community organizations to partner with our not-for-profit affiliates and support our future.

The St. Luke-John Foster Burden Fund welcomes all gifts, large or small, restricted or unrestricted.

For more information please email us at: [email protected]

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